Health and Social Care


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Our range of flexible and responsive health and social care courses ensure that there are options for postgraduate study whether you are a current or aspiring health care professional.

A comprehensive professional development portfolio is available that covers areas including advanced practice, cardiothoracic care, clinical education, medicine, leadership development, palliative and end-of-life care, surgery, and urology practice.

Alternatively, you may wish to gain specialist knowledge in child and adolescent mental health and wellbeing, psychotherapy and counselling, or public health nutrition, or train in innovative new mental health roles.

If you want to immerse yourself in health research, our MRes Masters by Research or PhD Doctor of Philosophy could be for you.


Our professional development portfolio includes:

Course Name Qualification UCAS Code
Advanced Cardiothoracic Care PGCert Apply Direct
Advanced Clinical Practice MSc Apply Direct
Advanced Critical Care PGCert Apply Direct
Clinical Education MA Apply Direct
Integrated Palliative & End of Life Care MSc Apply Direct
Integrated Palliative & End of Life Care PGCert Apply Direct
Leadership Development MSc Apply Direct
Learning Disability and/or Autism PGCert Apply Direct
Medical Leadership PGCert Apply Direct
Medicine MMed Apply Direct
Surgery MCh Apply Direct
Surgical Care Practice MSc Apply Direct
Teaching and Learning in Clinical Practice PGCert Apply Direct
Urology Practice PGCert Apply Direct
Workplace-based Postgraduate Medical Education PGCert Apply Direct

You may also be interested in:

Course Name Qualification UCAS Code
Child & Adolescent Mental Health & Wellbeing MSc Apply Direct
Doctor of Philosophy PhD Apply Direct
Education Mental Health Practitioner for Children and Young People PGDip Apply Direct
Masters by Research MRes Apply Direct
Psychotherapy and Counselling – Contemporary Creative Approaches MSc Apply Direct
Public Health Nutrition MSc Apply Direct
Supervision: Children and Young People’s Mental Health & Wellbeing PGCert Apply Direct


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The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine is one of the leading providers of education and training for health and social care professionals in the North West of England.

Offering some of the best facilities for health, social care and medicine students in the country, the outstanding teaching and learning resources include leading edge clinical skills facilities, an 860-seat lecture theatre, and a variety of teaching rooms and social learning spaces.

Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine 360 Virtual Tour

Open Days and Virtual Events

A prospective student and her parents tour the campus during an open day, seen here near the lake on the western side of campus.If you are considering studying at Edge Hill University, the best way to gain an insight into the student experience is to discover our stunning campus for yourself by attending an open day.

You can tour the campus, including the halls of residence, with a student guide. There will also be opportunities to attend presentations and view subject facilities.

Alternatively, our virtual open day pages offer the chance to discover everything that Edge Hill University has to offer and find out more about any subjects of interest, including health and social care, through a series of online activities.

Book your place at an open day 

View our virtual open day pages

Chat Online with our Postgraduate Recruitment Manager

If you’re interested in postgraduate study at Edge Hill University, you can chat online with Rachael Buckley, our Postgraduate Recruitment Manager.

Rachael will be online every Wednesday between 10am and 2pm to answer any questions you might have about our postgraduate courses, entry criteria or how to apply.

You are also welcome to get in touch with us via live chat at any other time, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, when our Course Enquiries team will be happy to assist you.

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